The role of Lieutenant Governor is unique in state
government. The so-called ‘Lite Gov’ presides over the Senate, takes on the role of Governor if the
Governor is absent, and casts tie-breaking votes in the Senate. There’s not
often much opportunity to exercise the latter two of those duties, but last week was
an exception. Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott broke the tie two
separate times in the Senate’s discussion of the end of life bill.
We’ll talk with Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott about the
votes last week and his agenda for the this legislative session.
Also on the program, we’ll hear a performance by local artists Dwight &
Nicole. Nicole Nelson sang at the Governor’s inauguration ceremony and on the
TV show, The Voice. Now she and Dwight Ritcher have released a new album.